# Elliott Waters Montroll

## Affiliations: | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY |

##### Area:

phase transitions, lattice dynamics, irreversibility, finite temperature quantum statistical physics, and traffic flow##### Website:

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"Elliott Montroll"##### Bio:

(1916 - 1983)

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##### Cross-listing: Physics Tree

#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorJames Sturdevant Taylor | grad student | 1940 | University of Pittsburgh | |

(Some notes and applications of the characteristic value theory of integral equations) | ||||

Joseph E. Mayer | post-doc | 1939-1940 | Columbia (Chemistry Tree) | |

Lars Onsager | post-doc | 1940-1941 | Yale | |

John Gamble Kirkwood | post-doc | 1941-1942 | Cornell (Chemistry Tree) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeMelville Stewart Green | research assistant | 1951 | Princeton (Physics Tree) |

Leopoldo García-Colín | grad student | UNAM (Physics Tree) | |

Barry William Ninham | grad student | 1962 | University of Maryland |

Roger M. Wartell | grad student | 1971 | Rochester (Chemistry Tree) |

Rama D Bansil | grad student | 1975 | Rochester (Chemistry Tree) |

Anastassios Bountis | grad student | 1978 | Rochester (Physics Tree) |

Peter Mazur | post-doc | 1954 | University of Maryland (Physics Tree) |

#### Publications

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Reiss H, Hammerich AD, Montroll EW. (1986) Thermodynamic treatment of nonphysical systems: Formalism and an example (Single-lane traffic) Journal of Statistical Physics. 42: 647-687 |

Montroll EW, Bendler JT. (1984) On Lévy (or stable) distributions and the Williams-Watts model of dielectric relaxation Journal of Statistical Physics. 34: 129-162 |

Montroll EW, Shlesinger MF. (1983) Maximum entropy formalism, fractals, scaling phenomena, and 1/f noise: A tale of tails Journal of Statistical Physics. 32: 209-230 |

Wu CH, Montroll EW. (1983) Kinetics of adsorption on stepped surfaces and the determination of surface diffusion constants Journal of Statistical Physics. 30: 537-547 |

Hughes BD, Montroll EW, Shlesinger MF. (1983) Fractal and lacunary stochastic processes Journal of Statistical Physics. 30: 273-283 |

Hughes BD, Montroll EW, Shlesinger MF. (1982) Fractal random walks Journal of Statistical Physics. 28: 111-126 |

Montroll EW. (1981) On the entropy function in sociotechnical systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 78: 7839-43 |

Scher H, Alexander S, Montroll EW. (1980) Field-induced trapping as a probe of dimensionality in molecular crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 77: 3758-62 |

Montroll EW, Shuler KE. (1979) Dynamics of technological evolution: Random walk model for the research enterprise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 76: 6030-4 |

Montroll EW. (1978) Social dynamics and the quantifying of social forces. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 75: 4633-7 |